Travellers turned away from GP surgeries despite NHS guidance

Travellers and other vulnerable groups without a fixed address or proof of ID are being turned away from GP surgeries despite NHS guidance that they should be treated, a charity has claimed.

The Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) charity issued the warning after a “mystery shopper” exercise where a prospective patient who said she was a traveller without proof of address or ID contacted 50 GP surgeries.

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